Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Is DeadSubmitted by SteveMT on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 18:07
This apparently occurred days ago, but is only now being made official.
03/05/2013 16:56 -0500
The most unsurprising news of the day has just hit, and while we have already had some 20+ rumors on this issue previously, this time it is official:
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has died, says VP Maduro
Chavez who ruled Venezuela since 1999, died from cancer at the age of 58
Time to celebrate Hugo's memory with some more currency devaluation? It is unclear if Goldman's record profits on Venezuela exposure (see How The Glorious Socialist Revolution Generated A 681% Return For Goldman Sachs) are about to snap back with a vengeance.
Hugo Chavez Dead?
Added by gricelda7 on February 27, 2013.
The former Ambassador of Panama to the Organization of American States (OAS), Guillermo Cochez, said Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez suffered brain death and who had died four days ago. According to statements given to international news channel NTN24, “the president suffered brain death since December 31 and have been disconnected from the machines that kept him alive for four days.”